“I’m so grateful this wonderful performance was documented and posted for those of us who couldn’t make it that evening. A year ago, we toured the Museum with our son’s Moot Court coach after an introduction by its founder, Ralph Nader. For us, as children of the 20th century, as well as for our own…

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Thomas Fortune Fay is a distinguished personal injury and terrorism lawyer, having represented victims of terrorism in cases against countries which sponsor it. Fay has helped pave the way for attorneys who wish to collect damages from these countries. In 2012, he worked through Congress to pass legislation allowing plaintiffs to collect in a $1.75…

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A New York Times article (10/20/2018) shines light on a current lawsuit (“Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College”), brought by Asian-American students denied admission by the college. Rejected Asian-American students allege that Harvard imposes a quota on Asian-American admissions, and holds these students to a higher admissions standard. Asian-Americans…

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An October 16 article in the Washington Post describes a new legal service app that makes it possible to sue with a smartphone and claim awards from class action lawsuits. It’s called “Do Not Pay” and was developed by Joshua Browder, a 21 year old senior at Stanford. Browder describes it this way: “Lawyers say…

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The U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund recently tested 27 common kids’ products and found asbestos in a crayon and benzene in a marker. The article appeared in an August 8 article in the New York Times. One of the crayons tested – a green Playskool crayon – showed trace amounts of tremolite, which…

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The Senate is holding hearing on the confirmation of Brett M. Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. In recent years, hearings on judicial nominations have become elaborate pieces of theater. In this case, it’s Republican Senators lobbing softball questions to the nominee, Democratic Senators protesting the late-night dumping of tens of thousands of documents…

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We live in an era when the law is constantly working to keep up with new developments in science, medicine and technology.  And right now, we have a chance to watch the law surrounding drones emerge and evolve. What do you do when a drone flies over your backyard, maybe while you’re sunbathing, or having…

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Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy as a member of the United States Supreme Court. Twenty years ago he served as an attorney working for Kenneth Starr, the independent counsel who investigated a series of scandals during Mr. Clinton’s presidency, and he worked on the report that led the House of…

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